Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Wrong Turn Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$9.99
Willow (Blu-ray)
$12.36
Nekromantik (Blu-ray)
$20.19
Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1 (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Sons of Anarchy: Seasons 1-6 (Blu-ray)
$172.59
Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Seasons 1 - 4 (Blu-ray)
$44.99
Attack on Titan Part 2 (Blu-ray)
$24.97
Friday the 13th: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$75.49
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Blu-ray)
$5.99
Minority Report (Blu-ray)
$7.88
Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Pumpkinhead (Blu-ray)
$18.99
COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (36200)
 Adventure (27767)
 Animation (8401)
 Anime (4574)
 Biography (3790)
 Comedy (27066)
 Comic book (5087)
 Coming of age (1768)
 Crime (18910)
 Dark humor (3783)
 Documentary (4949)
 Drama (43493)
 Epic (5204)
 Erotic (1097)
 Family (11777)
 Fantasy (15877)
 Film-Noir (1164)
 Foreign (6218)
 Heist (1630)
 History (5700)
 Holiday (1210)
 Horror (13642)
 Imaginary (903)
 Martial arts (3282)
 Melodrama (2328)
 Music (8508)
 Musical (3797)
 Mystery (11041)
 Nature (1802)
 Other (698)
 Period (6814)
 Psychological thriller (3131)
 Romance (15843)
 Sci-Fi (17844)
 Short (393)
 Sport (2764)
 Supernatural (4299)
 Surreal (1452)
 Teen (3156)
 Thriller (31984)
 War (5708)
 Western (2355)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan Blu-ray

United States
Mill Creek Entertainment | 1961-1971 | 2 Movies | 181 min | Rated PG | May 07, 2013

Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: see individual releases
Original aspect ratio: see individual releases

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles
Mr. Sardonicus
English, French
1 more titles… (more)

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region A (C untested)

Price
List price: $9.98, Price history

Amazon: $5.00 (Save 50%)
New from: $4.72 (Save 53%)
Fulfilled by Amazon

NEW! Now Only $5.00

Buy Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan on Blu-ray Movie

Rating


6.9
/10
8
ratings


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 2.0 of 52.0
Extras 0.0 of 50.0
Be the first to review it!

Movie appeal

 
Horror100%
Mystery3%
Drama-
32%
popularity
186
collections
n/a
fans




Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan

 (1961-1971)

Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan Blu-ray delivers great video and poor audio in this mediocre Blu-ray release

No synopsis for Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan.

For more about Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan and the Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan Blu-ray release, see Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 2.5 out of 5.

Starring: Ronald Lewis, Strother Martin, Audrey Dalton, L.Q. Jones, Guy Rolfe, Charles Bateman
Directors: William Castle, Bernard McEveety


This Blu-ray bundle includes the following titles, see individual titles for specs and details:

 
 

Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Mr. Sardonicus
Score: 4.0/5/0


The black-and-white Mr. Sardonicus doesn't represent the finest in colorless Blu-ray goodness, but the transfer is surprisingly stout and probably better than what fans might have reasonably expected of an old title on budget Blu-ray. It doesn't start too promisingly, though, showing some pale blacks and poor gradation between shades of gray, resulting in some blocky, clumpy backdrops in the London exteriors. Once the action shifts to Dr. Cargrave's office, it tightens up nicely and hardly ever lets up, save for a few more unsightly outdoor shots. The image proves very stable and nicely defined, whether primary elements, such as character and clothing details, or background elements that retain a sharpness and accuracy all around the frame. The interior of the Sardonicus mansion is also prime real estate for picturesque details; both the open, inviting, nicely appointed living areas and the grimy, rougher textured "torture chamber" area both reveal excellent details. The transfer also shows off the well done and largely seamless Sardonicus makeup, a real pleasure in those shots in which it's visible for more than a second or so of screen time. Generally, the print looks clean, with light grain intact. However sporadic pops and speckles do appear, usually infrequently but spiking occasionally. All in all, this is a solid presentation from Mill Creek.

The Brotherhood of Satan
Score: 4.0/5/0


Mill Creek's high definition presentation of The Brotherhood of Satan is the unequivocal highlight of the release. While certainly not a perfect, stunning transfer, it's certainly balanced and handsome, film-like and with only a few forgivable flaws. Light grain remains over the top and aids in creating a pleasing, albeit basic, film texturing. That's not to mention the absence of significant scrubbing, which leaves the film's rather nice details intact. This is a sharp, usually well-defined image that shows everything from cracked paint and concrete down vegetation and terrain with ease. Facial and clothing details, too, are completely satisfying. Colors are fine, not particularly vibrant but not dulled, either. There's a nice middle ground here that displays a wide palette with no bleeding or any sense of artificialness about it. Black levels and flesh tones are fine. There are some sporadic white speckles, but nothing too concerning. Given the low budget nature of the film, its age, and the Blu-ray disc's status as a bargain release, this is just about a best-case scenario for the film under the circumstances.


Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  2.0 of 5

Mr. Sardonicus
Score: 2.5/5/0


Mr. Sardonicus features a terribly bland DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 lossless soundtrack that should be the poster child for "lifeless." Certainly this is no multi-million dollar production with A-grade sound design, so the boring presentation can certainly be understood in context. It's puny and utterly unconvincing at all times, save for dialogue. The spoken word comes through with commendable evenness and accuracy, but forget much of anything more. Music plays with no range beyond the center, ditto any of the few sound effects scattered throughout, such as a ringing bell on a ship and a "rumbling" locomotive that ambles "through" the stage. There's no clarity or oomph to any of the effects, and combined with zero range, the net result is a boring listen but one that doesn't really impede one's ability to enjoy the film, either.

The Brotherhood of Satan
Score: 2.0/5/0


The Brotherhood of Satan features a terribly bland and front-center dominant DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 lossless soundtrack. The weakness is evident from the start as the tank "rumbles" over the car with the sonic force of a fuzzy radio station barely coming in at low volume. The track makes use of the bare minimum in clarity and power and often sounds detached from the film. Whether big, should-be aggressive sounds like that tank or light ambience like a small crackling fire, there's no life, minimal presence, and only the basic sound signature of most every sound element. Dialogue is uneven and clunky, though generally more focused and clear than any surrounding sound elements. Nevertheless, the din of screaming children at a birthday party or an angry mob later in the movie come across as disjointed and lacking anything resembling reality. The track does find the rare moment when things nearly pass for acceptable; distant thunder and buzzing insects in the background of a scene in chapter four don't sound awful, at least in context. Then again, more dominant thunder comes across almost digitally, with no sense of accuracy. This is a completely forgettable track, though certainly attached to a movie that probably didn't enjoy top-notch sound engineering to begin with, anyway.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

The Hole
Carnival of Souls
Boogeyman
Fire in the Sky
Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan Blu-ray, News and Updates



No related news posts for Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan Blu-ray yet.


Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post



Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan Blu-ray


$9.98 $5.00


NEW! Now Only $5.28
Buy Mr. Sardonicus / The Brotherhood of Satan on Blu-ray Movie



 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies


Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. X-Men: Days of Future Past
2. X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
3. X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
4. The Blob
5. X-Men: Days of Future Past
6. Edge of Tomorrow
7. Edge of Tomorrow 3D
8. Edge of Tomorrow
9. Transformers: Age of Extinction
10. Kingpin
11. Fargo: The Complete First Season
12. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
13. Snowpiercer
14. Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
15. Godzilla

Trending in Theaters
1. Gone Girl
2. Dracula Untold
3. Fury
4. Annabelle
5. The Judge
6. Guardians of the Galaxy
7. The Equalizer
8. A Walk Among the Tombstones
9. The Maze Runner
10. The Expendables 3
11. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
12. Lucy
13. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods
14. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
3.  West Side Story
4.  Maleficent
5.  Snowpiercer
6.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
7.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
8.  Sleeping Beauty
9.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
10.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Maleficent
3.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
4.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
5.  Planes: Fire & Rescue
6.  The Expendables 3
7.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
8.  Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Lost...
9.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
10.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$17.99, Save 55%
2.  West Side Story
$25.39, Save 64%
3.  Maleficent
$19.98, Save 46%
4.  Snowpiercer
$14.94, Save 50%
5.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
$18.96, Save 49%
6.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
7.  Minority Report
$7.88, Save 74%
8.  The Tim Burton Collection
$26.49, Save 56%
9.  Oblivion
$9.99, Save 71%
10.  Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1
$19.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Wrong Turn Trilogy

 United States


$59.99 $9.99





Willow

 United States


$24.99 $12.36





Nekromantik

 United States


$34.95 $20.19





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices